ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 26.06.2021

Well as we come to the end of June, we are halfway through the year. Here in the UK, we have just had the Download Festival pilot and reports at the moment look like it has been a success. Hopefully, this means a return to some sense of normality soon and a return to the … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 26.06.2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MAY 2021

You maybe aware that May is Mental Health Awareness Month and this is hugely important to us at Rock Out Stand Out. This edition of album of the month is honouring this. Some of our team members have chosen albums that either describe lyrically and/or musically what living with mental illness and/or aspects of it, … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT ALBUMS OF THE MONTH – MAY 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 07.03.2021

Two weeks are up which must mean it's time to update the playlist. There are some great ones, we have had some great releases. There are single releases from Orden Ogan, The Treatment, Gojira, Sabaton, dArtagnan, Apocalyptica, Frozen Crown, Blackbriar and Metalite. Naturally those songs are on the list. We have had album releases from … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST 07.03.2021

WORDS FROM THE TEAM: LOTTY’S 30 DAY SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX

Whether you love it or hate it, social media has become a focal point of our lives. The amount of hours we spend on it is quite extraordinary. Rock Out Stand Out's Editor In Chief Lotty Whittingham tells you her account when she spent thirty days off it. Note: This is neither criticising or praising … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: LOTTY’S 30 DAY SOCIAL MEDIA DETOX

LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

Before we reveal our last playlist of the year, editor in chief Lotty reveals her top ten albums of the year. In the words of ABBA “Thank you for the music”. Normally it provides that much needed escapism to allow us to forget our day-to-day stresses and worries. During this pandemic where mental health has … Continue reading LOTTY’S TOP 10 ALBUMS 2020

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.10.2020

Two weeks is up, meaning it's time for a new playlist. Album and single releases picked up, musicians celebrated birthdays and album anniversaries over these past two weeks. Album releases come from Protokult, Nightmare, Amaranthe, Saltatio Mortis and Nachtblut so there are songs from those respective albums on those. NanoWar Of Steel, DevilDriver, Unleash The … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 10.10.2020

NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Postpone European Tour Until 2021

Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH recently released their ninth studio album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. - it conquered the charts worldwide, including landing a #1 in their home country of Finland as well as Germany, and #2 in Canada, Austria, Hungary and Switzerland. The band announce that they've had to postpone their European tour that was originally scheduled for November and December 2020, until May 2021. Mastermind Tuomas Holopainen comments: … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Postpone European Tour Until 2021

ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 28.08.2020

So the playlist is arriving a day early today so here's the latest edition to help kickstart your bank holiday weekend. There have been a lot of single and video releases in these past two weeks. These come from Powerwolf, UDO, Visions Of Atlantis, Eclipse, Reckless Love, Pyramaze, Nightmare and Ad Infinitum. Unleash The Archers … Continue reading ROCK OUT STAND OUT PLAYLIST – 28.08.2020

Half Way 2020 – Becky’s Choices

We are halfway through 2020 already. It has been an exceptional six months for power/ symphonic metal. I have had lyrical treats bestowed upon me by fine musicians of this genre. I have listed my top five for this year so far. Demons & Wizards - III This album kicked off my year after an … Continue reading Half Way 2020 – Becky’s Choices

NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Announce AMORPHIS as very special guests on UK + EU tour dates

Finnish sextet NIGHTWISH recently announced their ninth studio album HUMAN. :II: NATURE. due tobe released on 10th April 2020. The record will be a double album containing 9 tracks on the main CD and one long track, divided into eight chapters on CD 2. Today the band announced that Finnish metallers AMORPHIS will be performing as very special guests on their upcoming … Continue reading NEWS: NIGHTWISH – Announce AMORPHIS as very special guests on UK + EU tour dates